We are proud of our history dating back to the early 1950s. Atlantic Paste & Glue has always been a Brooklyn, NY based company. We are proud that we now distribute to over 70 countries and continue to grow.
1952 – Moses Frisch, an immigrant chemist from Hungary, founded Atlantic Paste and Glue manufacturing specialty adhesives, coatings, textile bondings, envelope and packing adhesives, and flexographic inks in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
1960 – Facility moved to Sunset Park, BK with AP&G’s expansion. This building remains our current glue manufacturing facility.
1972 – Steve Frisch, future & current President & CEO, joins his father Moses Frisch at Atlantic Paste & Glue
1970’s – Introduction of wallpaper paste production
1977 – Introduction of the Catchmaster® brand and production of bulk glue for pest management applications
1982 – The first Catchmaster® glue traps were produced. (#102/#104 style glue tray)
1983 – Focus on products for the Pest Management Industry began after the success of the Catchmaster
1984 – Introduction of Catchmaster® glue boards (#72MB Series glue boards)
1984 – Atlantic Past and Glue expands to larger manufacturing facilities with the purchase of its first, high-volume production machinery
1984 – Introduction of Catchmaster® Insect Monitors and Traps and insect glue formulas
1985 – Introduction of the Catchmaster® Gold Stick™ fly traps and flying insect glue formulas
1988 – First international customer
1991 – Atlantic Paste and Glue expands the Catchmaster® fly product line to include flylights and replacement glue boards
1995 – Continual expansion requires Atlantic Paste and Glue to acquire more production property
1999 – Introduction of Catchmaster® mechanical rodent traps
1999 – Atlantic Paste and Glue increases production capabilities and relocates to the current office and manufacturing facility to 170-53rd St Brooklyn, NY
2000 – Atlantic Paste and Glue becomes AP&G Co., Inc.
2010 – AP&G introduces BBEDS™ and BDS™ brands with the addition of bedbug adhesives, traps and monitors
2011 – The GLOstik™ and SilenTrap™ Flying Insect Traps are created and added to the Catchmaster® product line